Obituary: Jerry L. ‘Pops’ Seilheimer

Jerry L. “Pops” Seilheimer, age 75 of Malakoff passed away on December 5, 2018 in Athens, Texas. He was born on September 18, 1943 in Hamilton Texas to Myrtle and Willie Seilheimer.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother Larry Seilheimer.

Jerry worked at Sprint for 44 years. He enjoyed riding his tractor and working with his cows. He loved visiting his friends in the early mornings at the café. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. They gave him great joy.

He is survived by his wife Linda Seilheimer of 53 years; his son Allan and daughter-in-law Mechelle of Malakoff; his daughter, Samantha of Malakoff; his grandchildren, Schee, Bennie, Rody, Raleigh, Kade, and Kole.

Serving as pallbearers will be Bennie Williams, Rody Seilhelmer, Raleigh Seilheimer, Kade Graham, Kole Graham and Timmy Simms. Honorary pallbearers will be Brad Miers and Robert Mills.

Visitation will be held on Friday, December 7, 2018 from 5:00-7:00 PM at Autry’s Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Autry’s Carroll-Lehr Funeral Chapel with David Mathiews and Bill Newman officiating. Burial to follow at Post Oak Cemetery.